Justin (name)

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Justin
GenderMale
Origin
Language(s)Latin
Word/nameIustinius or Iustinus
MeaningFair, just
Other names
See alsoJustina, Justine, Justinian
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Justin is an anglicized form of the Latin given name Justinus, a derivative of Justus, meaning "just", "fair", or "righteous". Justinus was the name borne by various early saints, notably a 2nd-century Christian apologist and a boy martyr of the 3rd century (possibly spurious). The name is also related to the similar Latin name Justinian. As an English name, Justin is common particularly in the English-speaking world starting in the latter half of the 20th century.

People named Justin[edit]

, American actor

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  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006). A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford paperback reference. Oxford University Press. p. 267. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1. OCLC 67869278. Retrieved 2018-12-18.